22nd July 2021
Transparity acquire Microsoft Partner AMT Evolve
UK-based Transparity Solutions Limited has acquired Microsoft specialist AMT Evolve. The acquisition adds extensive additional skills to the focused Microsoft Cloud Partner in relation to Teams, SharePoint and the Power Platform.
Dow Schofield Watts Transaction Services provided due diligence on the deal. Ed Brentnall commented “Being the third time we’ve worked with Transparity, the product and cultural fit with AMT is clear to see and is a great step forward in Transparity’s objective of becoming the UK’s leading Microsoft Cloud Services partner”.
Transparity currently employ 120 staff across the UK and are focused on becoming the number 1 partner in the UK for Microsoft Cloud Services. Backed by Beech Tree Private Equity, Transparity specialises in providing consultancy and managed services on Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365 and the Microsoft Power Platform and currently hold 14 Gold accreditations and 8 Advanced Specialisations with Microsoft.
They plan to grow to in excess of 300 staff in the next two years, focusing on continued organic growth and strategic acquisitions such as AMT to widen its reach in providing Microsoft technologies to its customers.
Founded by Colin Thorpe and James Butler, AMT are a medium-sized Microsoft consultancy focused on Teams, SharePoint and the Power Platform. Based on the South Coast of England and with customers throughout the UK, AMT have been transforming businesses since 2004 and are focused on building long term-relationships with their clients.
The combined business will integrate gradually over time and will bring benefits to customers of both organisations. For Transparity clients, AMT provides additional depth and expertise on Teams, SharePoint document management solutions/intranets and Power Platform skills, particularly in the development of Power Apps and Power BI business intelligence solutions.
For AMT clients, the broader range of Transparity’s capabilities on the Microsoft Cloud platform become instantly available, particularly on Microsoft Azure and security solutions included in Microsoft 365 E5 and Azure Sentinel.